Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Author Posts January 20, 2013 at 8:50 pm #19584 hicctParticipant Hi How can I control the amount of text that the Flagship Latest News widget show as a summery in my right sidebar? I really would like to reduce the amount of text to about 1/3. Thanks. January 20, 2013 at 9:27 pm #104234 IsmaelModerator Hi, You can edit the excerpt for each post. Look for the excerpt box. If you don’t see it, find screen options on the upper right then tick the excerpt option. Regards, Ismael January 20, 2013 at 9:49 pm #104235 hicctParticipant Ok, I was hoping that I would not have to use that manual function and there would be an option to set at max. number of caracters or words to include in the summery. January 21, 2013 at 7:27 am #104236 DudeModerator Hi! You can try to use this filter function: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/the_excerpt#Control_Excerpt_Length_using_Filters Best regards, Peter Author Posts Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) The topic ‘Control the amount of text shown by the Flagship Latest News widget’ is closed to new replies.